” Covid pandemic has caused children as old as eight to throw tantrums normally seen in ‘terrible twos'”

how children are struggling with the stress of lockdown and how meditation skills can help their mental health

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Mindful Tips for Trauma Informed Parenting

Lorraine E Murray, founder of Connected Kids hosts an Interview with Suzanne Scott, founder of the charity Trauma Informed Parenting Scotland What is trauma informed parenting? What difference does it make to a young person if their parent is trauma informed What difference does it make to the parent if they can be trauma informed […]

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COVID-19 anxiety and teaching kids meditation

Lorraine E Murray, founder of Connected Kids, explains what will change for anyone interested in learning to teach kids or teens meditation on the Connected Kids Programme.   Please note that details about face to face training will be published by late July 2020.  *These protocols relate to training offered directly by Lorraine E Murray. […]

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How to help kids or teens do Yoga Nidra

An easy way to teach kids yoga nidra (and improve sleep) Yoga Nidra is my new favourite practice. It’s so easy yet so relaxing and it helps me stay in touch with my body which (if I neglect it) becomes sore/achey due to the time I spend at the computer or slouched on the sofa […]

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How does ‘grounding’ reduce kids’ anxiety?

2 Easy ways to help kids ground their energy What does it mean if we feel ‘ungrounded’? This is a question I ask my Connected Kids students when they are learning to teach kids meditation. It is one of the simplest ways to remedy our energy yet we often don’t notice what ‘being ungrounded’ is […]

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Helping kids manage their behaviour with mindful meditation

  I know this is an issue that many adults struggle with – both in the classroom and at home. So my next online talk will be about this – giving you tips and mindful ideas that help you and your kids to self-regulate their behaviour… more peacefully. If you wish to join the online […]

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Toolkit for teaching mindful activities – kids on the autistic spectrum

Creating a space to teach mindfulness to kids with autism  We were asked a question about the types of tools people could use if they wanted to teach their kids (who are on the autistic spectrum) how to feel calmer and less stressed using mindful activities.   Expert advice We write about this subject all the […]

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Beat summer boredum – with meditation!

  Mindfulness and the holidays The summer holidays can be a long time to spend with your kids. You love them but your whole routine can change and even though holidays are meant to be enjoyable, they can be stressful too! So here are some tips and ideas to help you keep up your meditation […]

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